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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
  • FLU

    When is the Best Time to Get Your Flu Shot?

    SCRANTON — Signs outside Rite-Aid in downtown Scranton urge passers-by to get their flu shot now. In the middle of August? Pharmacists told Newswatch 16 they are pushing the flu shot earlier this year. And the evidence is outside nearly every big box pharmacy. Thanks in part to the heavy advertising, Stanley Grace of Scranton has decided to get early flu shots for his wife who is sick and for his kindergarten-bound granddaughter. “Hopefully she’ll get her flu shot as […]

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    More Charges Against Accused Burglar in Scranton

    SCRANTON — People in Scranton’s North End neighborhood are breathing a sigh of relief since Police filed more charges against a suspected burglar. Jose Alvarado of Scranton is now charged with a total of eight burglaries. Police said Alvarado¬† committed those burglaries over the course of one night last week when most of the alleged victims were at home in their beds. Alvarado agreed to show police all the homes he said he burglarized last week. But while on that […]

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    Scranton’s “Cedar Point” Nearing Completion

    SCRANTON — Crews are almost done rebuilding an entire city block in Scranton. United Neighborhood Centers has been building new homes and retail space in South Scranton and it is almost ready for the moving trucks. If you haven’t been down Scranton’s Cedar Avenue lately, you may have to do a double take. An entire city block has been replaced by new bricks, new mortar, and the developer hopes, a new beginning for this South Scranton neighborhood. “It’s good to […]

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    Jail Time for Elder Abuse Caught on Camera

    SCRANTON — Carolyn James installed web cameras in her home in Dickson City so she could watch her 96-year-old mom when she was at work. Those same cameras helped put James in jail. Last year, a man in Chicago saw a live feed of the web cam and sent a 72 second clip to police in Lackawanna County. James was seen beating her mother who has Alzheimer’s Disease. “It was horrific. I know everyone in my office who has seen […]

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    Commonwealth Health Reacts to Data Breach

    If you received treatment from a medical facility affiliated with Community Health Systems, you may have had your personal information stolen. Community Health Systems notified the government that its computer network was hacked on Monday. Community Health Systems runs several hospitals and clinics in our area, some of them under the name Commonwealth Health, including Regional Hospital of Scranton and Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre General, Berwick Hospital, Tyler Memorial Hospital near Tunkhannock, and First Hospital in Kingston. In […]

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    “Ralph” Remembers 40th Anniversary of Nay Aug Concert

    SCRANTON — Attracting 20,000 people to a concert rarely happens at venues in our area these days. But 40 years ago this week, a local band did it. It was a night that many fans of the band “Ralph” won’t soon forget. The hills of Nay Aug Park were anything but quiet on that August day in 1974. The crowds came to see one of the most-remembered rock-and-roll bands from Scranton, “Ralph” “If McCartney showed up he might do a […]

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    Sheriff: Man Punched Deputy, Escaped Sentencing

    SCRANTON — Deputies from Lackawanna County had to chase after a man who took off from the courthouse in Scranton this afternoon. He ended up at a downtown hotel hiding in a bathroom stall. Lackawanna County Sheriff’s Deputies said Roy Glenn of Scranton didn’t like the six month jail sentence he was given this afternoon for missing child support payments. So, he punched a deputy in the face and ran from family court as deputies were about to take him […]


    I-81 Reopened After Morning Crash

    AVOCA — It was a hectic commute to work for thousands of people in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties after a dump truck hauling rock salt crashed in a construction zone Interstate 81 southbound reopened around 10:30 a.m. It took a while but traffic on I-81 seems to be back to normal. The crash happened just over the Luzerne County line. It was a like a parking lot on Interstate 81 south between Scranton and Avoca for almost three hours Thursday […]


    $30 Million PennDOT Project Presses On

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The last two weeks have seemed a bit long for people in northern Lackawanna County. It’s been a waiting game in traffic on Interstate 81 northbound. It’s been down to one lane in the Dickson City and Clarks Summit areas for two weeks longer than expected. Costing drivers: “Time and more gas,” said Karen Owens of Daleville. Owens is in sales and drives a lot. She’s avoided I-81 for the better part of two years since PennDOT […]

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    String Of Burglaries In Scranton While Homeowners Sleep

    SCRANTON — Police in Scranton think a rash of burglaries last weekend and another on Wednesday are all connected, and in some of the cases, the burglars came in the houses when the homeowners were asleep. Scranton Police Chief Carl Graziano just confirmed that there was another burglary late Tuesday night or early Wednesday, making a total of six burglaries in Scranton’s north end since Saturday. Police think they are all connected and have a description of a possible suspect. […]

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    Robin Williams Inspires ‘Carpe Diem’ Care Packages

    SCRANTON — Barb Connolly of Scranton wrote a letter to Robin Williams hoping for an autograph to cheer up a friend who was battling cancer. Not only did Williams respond, but he inspired Connolly to continue cheering up people who are suffering. In the movie “Patch Adams,” Robin Williams played a medical resident who believes laughter is the best medicine. The character uses a red clown nose as a cure-all. Barb Connolly likens herself to a Patch Adams, but instead […]

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    Remembering Robin Williams’ USO Trip

    CARBONDALE TOWNSHIP — Throughout the day we have received calls, emails, and posts on social media about the way Robin Williams affected the lives of people in our area. Lackawanna County’s deputy coroner Jesse Van Deusen is a naval reservist he was deployed to Kuwait with the Army in 2008 and got an assignment he says he’ll never forget. He was on security detail for Robin Williams who was there doing what he did best, making people smile. Van Deusen […]


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